Kickercon Crowd Funding Conference, Houston, Texas – August 28-30, 2014

Goals of the conference

We are bringing together thousands of people that want to learn more about equity and reward-based crowd funding. The laws are changing rapidly in many states, to include Texas. This set of events are designed to keep inventors, entrepreneurs, real-estate professionals, and investors in the know.

Learning Objectives

  • Real Estate Crowd Funding
  • Equity & Reward-Based Crowd Funding
  • Invention Development
  • Tax and Business Law

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Target Audience

This conference targets crowd funding enthusiasts, inventors, entrepreneurs, investors, and real estate professionals. We provide professionals with the networking needed to produce new products and businesses.





avatar for Kendall Almerico, J.D.

Kendall Almerico, J.D.

CEO & Founder, Fund Hub
Tampa, Florida
CEO & Founder, Fund Hub
Tampa, Florida

avatar for Sydney Armani

Sydney Armani

Founder & CEO, Silicon Valley CrowdFund Ventures
Palo Alto, California

avatar for Bill Baker

Bill Baker

Co-Founder / CEO, Celebrity Web Chefs
Los Angeles, CA

avatar for Utz Baldwin

Utz Baldwin

CEO, Plum
Austin, Texas

avatar for Amanda Barbara

Amanda Barbara

Vice President and Co-Founder, Pubslush
New York, NY

avatar for C. Jeff Beall

C. Jeff Beall

Managing Director, IRACheckbook
Charleston, South Carolina Area

avatar for Brandon Bertrand

Brandon Bertrand

Founder/Owner, Launch Culture
Dallas/Fort Worth Area

avatar for Daryl Bryant

Daryl Bryant

Founder and CEO, StartupValley
Greater New York City Area

avatar for Scott Burton

Scott Burton

Consultant, Finance and Business Development, Scott Burton
Austin, Texas Area

avatar for Anthony Carrano

Anthony Carrano

President, Z Factor Group
Austin, Texas

avatar for AdaPia d'Errico

AdaPia d’Errico

Chief Marketing Officer, Patch of Land
Los Angeles, California

avatar for Brian Dally

Brian Dally

Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area

avatar for Mark Fidelman

Mark Fidelman

CEO, Raynforest
Greater San Diego Area

avatar for Michael JP Fitzgerald

Michael JP Fitzgerald

Business Solutions Author, Editor-In-Chief of 2BCrowdFunded Digital Magazine
Houston, Texas Area

avatar for Conley Giles

Conley Giles

CEO, The School of Invention
Austin, Texas Area

avatar for Richard Haberkern

Richard Haberkern

CEO, Telespial Systems
Greater Los Angeles Area

avatar for Even Hafer

Even Hafer

Founder, TwistRate

avatar for Amanda Hat

Amanda Hat

Director of Growth Innovation, Indiegogo
San Francisco Bay Area

avatar for Kit Hickey

Kit Hickey

Co-Founder, Ministry of Supply
Greater Boston Area

avatar for Stephanie Jelley

Stephanie Jelley

Founder & CEO, Umojawa
Greater New York City Area

avatar for Nathan Jones

Nathan Jones

Founder & CEO, The Freeloader
Austin, Texas Area

avatar for Henry Liu

Henry Liu

Engineer/CEO, Full Spectrum Laser
Las Vegas, Nevada Area

avatar for Hall Martin

Hall Martin

Director, Texas Entrepreneur Network
Austin, Texas Area

avatar for Jon Medved

Jon Medved

CEO, Our Crowd

avatar for Roy Morejon

Roy Morejon

President, Command Partners
Charlotte, North Carolina Area

avatar for Cynthia Nevels

Cynthia Nevels

Dallas/Fort Worth Area

avatar for Gregory Parker

Gregory Parker

Co-owner & CEO, Indie Crowd Funder, LLC
Beverly Hills, CA

avatar for Eli Regalado

Eli Regalado

Chief Madness Officer, Mad Hatter Agency
Greater Denver Area

avatar for Richard Rodman

Richard Rodman

CEO/ Co-Founder, Crowdentials
Cleveland, Ohio

avatar for Benji Rogers

Benji Rogers

President & Founder, PledgeMusic
Greater New York City Area

avatar for Mark E. Sackett

Mark E. Sackett

President, CEO, COO, The Idea Stone /
New York, New York

avatar for Joy Schoffler

Joy Schoffler

Principal, Leverage PR
Austin, Texas Area

avatar for Manolis Sfinarolakis

Manolis Sfinarolakis


avatar for Bryan Smith

Bryan Smith

CEO, Real Estate Investment Platform and Marketplace
Greater New York City Area

avatar for Christian Smith

Christian Smith

Founder, Phone Halo
Carpinteria, California

avatar for Rose Spinelli

Rose Spinelli

Crowdfunding Consultant, Rose Spinelli
Chicago, Illinois

avatar for Bronson Taylor

Bronson Taylor

Entrepreneur, Growth Hacker
Bonita Springs, Florida

avatar for Sarah Timms

Sarah Timms

Founder and President, Love Animals
Greater Denver Area

avatar for Sam Vogel

Sam Vogel

CoFounder, Real Estate Investment Platform and Marketplace
Houston, Texas Area

avatar for Sonny Vu

Sonny Vu

Founder, Misfit Wearables
Greater Boston Area

avatar for Presley Werlein

Presley Werlein

Partner, Werlein Harris
Houston, Texas Area
Thursday, August 28














Friday, August 29















Curbed DetroitChurch kicks off crowdfunding campaign to save historic spiresCurbed DetroitIt's been quite a month for the steeples at the Sweetest Heart of Mary church. The Mother of Divine Mercy church council went to the Historic District Commission earlier this month with the [...]

Redding Record SearchlightCrowdfunding isn't about buying but about donatingRedding Record SearchlightImagine you're an innovator with a big idea but not a lot of cash to bring the idea to fruition. You spend some of your own money up front to design a cool demo, and then yo [...]

Crowdfunding restores ponds in drought-hit south IndiaReutersIt has also led to an unusual crowdfunding campaign that helped restore a village pond in one of the worst affected areas, with a similar effort planned for a second pond. The effort, led by The Better India website, raised [...]

HousingWireReal estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares buys rival Acquire Real EstateHousingWireRealtyShares, which bills itself as the “leading online marketplace for real estate investing,” announced Thursday that it bought Acquire Real Estate, which the company calls an “innovat [...]

Deutsche WelleLiving Planet: Crowd-funding slaughterDeutsche WelleLiving Planet: Crowd-funding slaughter. A German startup is attracting carnivores who want to know where their meat comes from by butchering on demand. A cow isn't killed until the entire animal - raised outdoors o [...]

TechCrunchSnopes seeks crowdfunding in ownership battleTechCrunchHow many times have you heard some urban legend, chain letter or misleading bit of news repeated and immediately found a thorough, fact-based debunking on Snopes? Like every damn day for the last 20 years or so, right? S [...]

MedAnswers Announces Securities Crowdfunding Seed Round | 07 ...Markets InsiderLOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - July 27, 2017) - MedAnswers, a digital health app that at first connects infertility patients to experts for on-demand questions ...and more » [...]

Daily MailSnopes Raises 500K To Fight Legal Battle | The Daily CallerThe Daily CallerFact checking site Snopes raised more than 500000 Monday, on the first day of a crowdfunding campaign launched to keep the site, the fact-checking website, raised more than $500 [...]

The VergeA San Diego newspaper is partnering with GoFundMe to launch campaigns based on its own articlesThe VergeEarlier this month, The San Diego Union-Tribune launched an unusual experiment: asking readers to become small-scale philanthropists. Partnering with crowdfunding platform [...]

MashableStudy shows women are way better than men at crowdfundingMashableMale investors often don't fully understand the value of ideas women entrepreneurs pitch them. They throw capital at food delivery service after food delivery service, but ignore ideas that cater to groups t [...]

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